One of the strengths of this book is a series of letters written by Whyte to his wife while stationed in China as a columnist for the Canadian Tribune
, providing insight into the life of post-revolutionary 1960s China.
I was intimately involved with The New Times project from the point where the Canadian Tribune began transforming from an organ of the Communist Party of Canada to a new project of the Left.
Although there was a serious attempt to break with the past of the Canadian Tribune, the New Times was in essence a transformation, not a new project.
Organizational support for The Canadian Tribune was now, for the most part, found in a group for whom the very nature of that organization was in question.
--From "Native Women Reclaim Midwifery" in akwesasne Notes 23#3, Midwinter 1992, from the Canadian Tribune
While the reviewer for the Communist Party's Canadian Tribune
regarded The Rich Man as "sound working-class fiction," the novel's theme is truth and deception, and the difficulties Grossman brings on himself because of his desire to be seen in Vienna as a rich man.
Paul Ogresko is a correspondent for the Canadian Tribune
Meanwhile, as book review editor at the new Canadian Tribune
, Margaret Fairley was an articulate proponent of what Doyle describes as "an inclusive historical tradition that ranged from early colonial social record to modernist literary experiment," although she inevitably favoured those texts that could be reconciled with the Marxist conception of "the struggle for democratic rights and the liberation of the worker from exploitation." (Doyle, 170) This theme led directly to the publication of Spirit of Canadian Democracy, which it was even hoped would gain some support in the school curriculum.
Former Canadian Tribune
editor Tom Morris was elected education director, defeating Chris Frazier, a past leader of the Young Communist League, by 87 to 49.
Macmillan, 13 May 1955, File 9, Box 18, MMP, UBCA; Canadian Tribune, 23 March 1953; 4 May 1954.
The program reflected this political environment; it listed "patrons" of various political persuasions, was produced by Canadian Tribune, whose editor and future Communist (Labour Progressive Party -- LPP) MPP, A.A.